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Auckland’s Ponsonby Street: A Place For Art, Food, Innovation and History

March 14, 2016

I tend to gravitate towards Hipsters these days. And, similar to my visit to Melbourne, when I find them, I usually stay there.     Ponsonby has a past truly fitting for the interesting and quirky atmosphere it exudes today. It’s surrounding areas were once significant points for trading, fishing and camping for the Maori population but as years progressed, the neighborhood changed quite rapidly. Home to the working and middle class, the area eventually become quite run down from…

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An Independent New Zealand Road Trip: How to Buy a Campervan in Auckland

February 2, 2016
buying a campervan in auckland new zealand

People in New Zealand are living out of vans.   There are loads of them and most aren’t native to the country. Unlike the backpackers interrailing around Europe, the travelers in New Zealand are seeing the country on four wheels.   There are tour companies that will take travelers around, but I liked the idea of doing it on my own terms. I thought that buying a van and touring the country was just an idea that I had, but…

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